American Negro slavery : a modern reader (Book, 1979) []
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American Negro slavery : a modern reader

American Negro slavery : a modern reader

Author: Allen Weinstein; Frank Otto Gatell; David Sarasohn
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3d edView all editions and formats
Distinguished historians examine the genesis, development, and impact of slavery in America and explore related areas of study.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Weinstein; Frank Otto Gatell; David Sarasohn
ISBN: 0195024702 9780195024708
OCLC Number: 3932880
Description: ix, 317 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Modern tensions and the origins of American slavery / Winthrop D. Jordan --
The evolution of slavery in British America and Latin America : a comparison / David Brion Davis --
Southern Negro slavery : a benign view / Ulrich B. Phillips --
Southern Negro slavery : "To make them stand in fear" / Kenneth M. Stampp --
The Negro slave in New York / Edgar J. McManus --
Slavery in microcosm : Burke County, North Carolina / Edward W. Phifer --
Slavery in the Southern cities / Richard C. Wade --
The slave economies of Cuba and Virginia : a comparison / Herbert S. Klein --
Slavery and the revolutionary generation / Robert McColley --
Slavery and the nullification crisis / William W. Freehling --
The militant South / John Hope Franklin --
The travail of slavery / Charles Grier Sellers Jr. --
Patterns of slavery in the Americas / David Brion Davis --
Historian and Southern Negro slavery / Kenneth M. Stampp --
Slavery and Negro personality / Stanley M. Elkins --
The profitability of slavery / Harold D. Woodman --
The slave South : an interpretation / Eugene D. Genovese --
Race relations in OldSouth industries / Robert Starobin --
Interpretations of slavery : the slave status in the Americas / Arnold A. Sio --
On Stanley M. Elkins's Slavery, a problem in American institutional and intellectual life / Eugene D. Genovese --
On Eugene D. Genovese's The political economy of slavery / Stanley M. Elkins --
On David Brion Davis's The problem of slavery in Western culture / M.I. Finley.
Responsibility: edited by Allen Weinstein, Frank Otto Gatell, and David Sarasohn.
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Incorporating significant and at times controversial literature on questions about the institution of slavery and the social and cultural response of the blacks to their enslavement, this collection  Read more...


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"Easily the best anthology on the historical literature of slavery."--Clayborne Carson, Stanford University"Excellent historical and sociological analyses of Black American slavery."--Richard T. Doi, Read more...

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